Useful Links

Recommended websites to help to support your school linking work and related programmes. 

SLN works in partnership with like-minded organisations and is always open to discussing new opportunities.  If you are interested in discussing a potential programme please contact the team directly, and we will be happy to advise.


Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT)

SLN Resources are recommended by the Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT), the professional association for teachers delivering Citizenship education in England. They are a membership organisation supporting teachers and schools with resources, advice and information.


Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Based at the University of Minnesota, many resources for teachers including poetry and a series of articles on ‘visualising otherness’.

http://www.chgs.umn.edu/


Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education

‘A detailed consideration of the barriers experienced by some pupils can help us develop forms of schooling that will be more effective for all pupils.’ Many reports and practical resources and guidelines.

http://www.csie.org.uk/


Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Information on all aspects of the UN Convention, including details about the International Day celebrated each year on 3 December.

http://www.un.org/disabilities/


Council for Disabled Children

Umbrella body for the disabled children’s sector in England, with links to the other UK nations. Lots of information, frequently updated. Their news digest is a quarterly round-up of all the essential policy and practice news involving disabled children and young people, and their families.

http://www.councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/


 

Educators for Social Responsibility

Based in New York, with specialist interests in conflict resolution and critical thinking.

http://www.esrmetro.org/about.html


Global Dimension

This Community Cohesion ‘channel’ has been specially set up for the Global Dimension Website by Teachers

http://globaldimension.org.uk/


Go-Givers

A web based programme to develop the caring citizen. A guide to PSHE and Citizenship resources for primary schools.

http://www.gogivers.org/


Anti-Bullying Alliance

The Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA), offers a lively and engaging site for children and young people about dealing with bullying. Lots of conversations and stories for role-play, discussion and further research.

http://www.anti-bullyingalliance.org/


Institute of Race Relations

Articles of links to news items in the local press throughout the UK.

http://www.irr.org.uk/


Kick It Out

The national campaign against racism in football. The website includes useful materials and practical ideas for schools, as does that of Show racism the red Card.

http://www.kickitout.org/


Kids

Support, resources and ideas for disabled young people and their families.

http://www.kids.org.uk/


Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility

Large number of lesson plans and ideas for classroom activities to do with current affairs. Intended for schools in the United States but containing much that is relevant and valuable elsewhere.

http://www.morningsidecenter.org/


Office for Disability Issues

The ODI provides information about all aspects of UK legislation on disability equality.

http://www.officefordisability.gov.uk/


Primary Colours

Lesson plans and resources for teachers on cultural diversity, including many on the theme of journeys.

http://www.primarycolours.net/


Stonewall

Online advice and information relating to sexuality and details of campaigns and policies aiming to achieve equality for lesbians, gay men and bisexual people.

http://www.stonewall.org.uk/


Voice Our Concern

A project in the republic of Ireland to teach about human rights issues, including racism and xenophobia. Many practical ideas, games and activities. The involvement of prominent writers, artists and film directors is one of the project’s several striking features.

http://www.amnesty.ie/node/1427